The Miami Dolphins complete their preseason schedule tonight against the St.Louis Rams, and a lot of questions still remain. Entering the 2014-15 season, the team wants to change its mediocre ways and get back into the playoffs for the first time still 2010. If that is to happen, a lot of things mus ... More >>
If you're on a team that just went through a high-profile bullying scandal that involved lots of homophobic insults, it's probably not a good idea to take to Twitter to react negatively to news that the man who could become the NFL's first openly gay player was drafted. But homophobes typically aren ... More >>
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Caolin Kaepernick, wide receiver Quinton Patton, and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Ricarod Lockette are the subjects of a sexual assault investigation by the Miami Police Department. The incident allegedly happened at Lockette's room at the Viceroy Hotel in downtow ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke doesn't think professional football should police players' language. NFL referees will likely penalize teams for players' use o ... More >>
Richie Incognito's strange public saga continues as he tries to make amends and appears to want to pretend that nothing ever happened. Last week he said he'd like to come back and play for the Dolphins despite there being little chance that's actually going to happen. Early this morning he also re ... More >>
There's weather-induced chaos in Atlanta. Freezing weather in the plains. And the forecast at game time Sunday in New Jersey is 40 degrees and overcast. Three of the first five Super Bowls were played in Miami -- and 10 of the big games overall. And here, on Sunday night, it is supposed to be 75 d ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke comes to the defense of a controversial NFL player. Richard Sherman is a success story. Born in Compton, California, he didn't l ... More >>
Earlier this morning news broke that the Miami Dolphins officially submitted a proposal to bid for Super Bowl 52 in 2018. It only took a few hours for the NFL to say, "Listen, we really appreciate your interest, but we're looking to go in another direction." Miami was shut out. Only Indianapolis, ... More >>
What the hell exactly is a wrong with Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross? This is a guy who saw the public outrage over the Marlins stadium debacle, and almost immediately begins his own ill-timed campaign to seek public funds for a stadium upgrade. He's also apparently a guy who can't understand why an em ... More >>
The Miami Dolphins are so confident the NFL is going to hand them a Super Bowl in May they've announced today that they'd let the county back out of any stadium renovation deal if Miami isn't picked as a host.
Down 16 in the first half to the Heat's most hated rival, it looked as if Miami's 13-game winning streak was in a boatload of trouble. Good thing for the Heat it happens to have the B.O.A.T., AKA the man Pat Riley calls the "Best of All Time." Captain Cobra Dick to the rescue, once again. Hissssssss ... More >>
So the Super Bowl turned 47. And as we all know, the Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers in a surprisingly hectic second-half, Beyonce reunited with her Destiny's Child homies, and the game stopped for a full 34 minutes when half of the stadium's the power mysteriously went out. But that' ... More >>
The big game is this Sunday in New Orleans and the Big Easy is filled with fans lining the streets to celebrate Super Bowl XLVII Mardi Gras style.Sure, fans lucky enough to have scored a ticket to the game get to see the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers go head-to-head in person, but the ... More >>
If there was one silver lining to the NFL season for Dolphins fans this year, it was the fact that while our team might have been mediocre at best, at least we weren't the laughing stock the New York Jets became this year.They've fired their General Manager Mike Tannenbaum, and sort of surprisingly ... More >>
Another Pro Bowl, another year in which the Miami Hurricanes have more former players selected than the Miami Dolphins had current players selected.The 'Canes had six alumni selected to the star-studded game, which ties with Tennessee for the most from any college program.
The Miami Dolphins didn't have the best Christmas week: Despite smothering the Bills on Sunday, they were knocked out of the playoffs yet again when the Bengals later won. But the team can at least take comfort that their holidays weren't nearly as awful as two former Fins stars.Loudmouth linebacker ... More >>
Going into Sunday's contest there was a feeling the Patriots' offense could easily drop 60 points on the Dolphins' atrocious secondary. Instead, Tom Brady had probably his worst game of the season, the defense kept the Fins in it for most of the game and rookie QB Ryan Tannehill had the kind of up-a ... More >>
Last week, we introduced "Fire Jeff Ireland Watch," Riptide's newest feature, where our crack team of employment termination scientists gauge just how fireable the Dolphins loathed general manager is at the moment following his latest series of horrific blunders. This week, the Ginger Devil's a ... More >>
Lots of successful people have degrees from the University of Miami. Everyone from Gloria Estefan to, like, 10 percent of the NFL. But some of the school's most famous former students never graduated -- either opting to transfer or quit college altogether. Current UM kids, don't take this as inspira ... More >>
The big news on the vegan scene is that Deuce Lutui, the Seattle Seahawks' new guard, has gone (mostly) vegan to get his weight in check (he's dropped 60 pounds since June 2010) and improve his performance on the field. This is just more proof that anyone can benefit from embracing a vegan diet, but ... More >>
After 29 years of questionable first-round draft picks, the Miami Dolphins picked up Texas A&M Quarterback Ryan Tannehill at yesterday's NFL Draft. For fans and players alike, the day should've been a celebration, a glimmer of hope that the Dolphins' upcoming season wouldn't end miserably. ... More >>
Luther Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be. In this special edition, Luke laments the epic fall of Miami's storied NFL team.It is a tragedy what is going on with the Miami Dolphins. One of the most suc ... More >>
How big of a mess is the Manning mania rumor mill? Well, depending on who you ask, the Miami Dolphins are either still very much in the running to land Peyton Manning's services or completely out. Let's run down the rumors. Updated!
Since taking control of the Miami Dolphins, team owner Stephen Ross has set his eye on a lot of things.He wanted a superstar coach with head coaching experience. He got an unproven offensive coordinator. He wants a Super Bowl. All he's got is a first-round playoff exit. He wants public cash for a ... More >>
If you're a DirectTV subscriber in South Florida you haven't been able to see Fox since last weekend. That's because Sunbeam Television Corp., the owners of Fox affiliate WSVN, are locked in a battle with DirectTV over the amount of money the satellite provider pays the station. That means ... More >>
Most Dolphin fans are still in "Suck for Luck" mode, but with two straight wins under their belt, some members of the team apparently still have playoff hopes alive. Which isn't exactly impossible, just largely improbable. Then again, with a 2-7 record they are only 5 games behind the leaders in the ... More >>
Well that about wraps it up for the first overall pick. The Miami Dolphins were able to both grab an early lead and then not vomit all over it by taking down the vaunted indomitable unconquerable mostly shitty Washington Redskins 20-9 yesterday at Sun Life Stadium.The win snaps a seven-game home ... More >>
The Flying Bag of Penis that is the Miami Dolphins nearly went and fucked things up by almost winning a game yesterday. But Suck For Luck is alive and well after the New York Giants woke up from their zombie-like state and handed Miami their seventh loss of the season in a 20-17 final.Understandably ... More >>
Luther "Luke" Campbell, the man whose booty-shaking madness made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Campbell wonders when Jacory Harris will get his due.The sports media in South Florida is really one-sided. None of the ... More >>
Bobak Ha'Eri via wikimedia commonsLittle Havana, a pedestrian paradise according to Walk ScoreWalking anywhere in Miami often feels like running the trenches in World War I: randomly placed barbed wire tears at your clothing, errant bombs -- or in this case, cars -- send you diving into muddy ditche ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke explains why the Miami Dolphins should hire John Gruden as head coach. The only way Miami Dolphins owner Stephen ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke assesses the sad state of Miami's NFL franchise.While AFC division rivals the New England Patriots and the New York Jets ... More >>
Dolphins fans have a right to be concerned about Brandon Marshall's play last season and the legal situation stemming form his wife stabbing him in the gut with a kitchen knife, but is the best solution to that really signing a guy who just got out of a jail yesterday after serving two years for ... More >>
Even the most passionate Miami Dolphins fans might not remember Alvin Powell. The offensive lineman played only two games for the Fins in 1989 before suddenly resigning. His play on the field wasn't much helped by the fact that he was addicted to crack cocaine. Now the former NFL player has turne ... More >>
Dave Duerson, a former superstar Safety who took four trips to the Pro Bowl and had two Super Bowl rings on his fingers, was found dead in his Miami home last night. So far, though, no cause of death have been given.
Controversial but undeniably talented former Auburn quarterback Cam Newton is taking the unusual step of hosting his own Pro Day in San Francisco today, but will only open the display to the media and not NFL scouts. It's the latest odd PR step in a career that's been full of them, but it apparen ... More >>
How eager are the Dolphins and their owner Stephen Ross to get a new coach? Apparently, enough to shower Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh in ridiculous amounts of money. According to ESPN, Ross has flown all the way across the country to woo Harbaugh and plans to offer him a contract in the $7-to-$8-m ... More >>
Moon over Miami? Randy Moss sure has had a weird season. The day after the Patriots came to Miami and handed the Dolphins their dorsal tails, he was cut from the team. He ended back in Minnesota, where he just didn't gel with Brett Favre (not that anyone wants to "gel" with Favre lately). Today t ... More >>
An Arizona Cardinals player's death in Afghanistan was spun into a recruiting tool.
via Ed Yourdon/Wiki Commons cc2.0We had such hopes for Ted Ginn Jr., but the guy just didn't live up to them. Hell, we suggested after his game-losing, disastrous performance against the Saints last year the only way he could make it up to the Miami community was by swimming to Cuba and personall ... More >>
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. Up this week, Luke dissects how superstar athletes fall for the pussy trap.I have to give credit to the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office f ... More >>